Man Killed in Fatal Accident

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A Rio man was recently arrested for his alleged involvement in a drunken accident that led to the death of a 21 year-old man. 

The accident took place just after midnight.  The victim in the accident was pronounced dead at the scene by authorities.  Police state that the victim may have been drinking alcohol as well.

The other driver involved in the accident was a 69 year-old man.  Police placed him under arrest at the scene of the accident for the charges of negligent homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle,  obstructing, and 2nd offense OWI.  

The accident is currently under investigation.  

If you or someone you know has been injured in a traffic accident, contact the Rhinelander motor vehicle accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.